Gem and Diamond Workers

2.7/10 job score
AUTOMATION RISK
86%
risk level
POLLING
GROWTH
-0.8%
by 2030
WAGES
$41,900
or $20.14 hourly
VOLUME
18,650
as of 2020

What is the risk of automation?

We calculate this occupation to have an automation risk score of 86% (Robots are watching)

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How quickly is this occupation growing?

The number of 'Gem and Diamond Workers' job openings is expected to decline by -0.8% by 2030
'Gem and Diamond Workers' is expected to be a very slow growing occupation in comparison to other occupations.
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics for the period between 2020 and 2030.
Updated projections are due Sep 2022.

What are the median wages for 'Gem and Diamond Workers' in the United States?

In 2020 the median annual wage for 'Gem and Diamond Workers' was $41,900, or $20.14 hourly
'Gem and Diamond Workers' are paid 0.1% lower than the national median wage, which stands at $41,950
* Data from the Bureau of Labor Statistics

How many people are employed in this occupation?

As of 2020 there were 18,650 people employed as Gem and Diamond Workers.
This represents around 0.01% of the employed workforce across the United States.

Job description

Fabricate, finish, or evaluate the quality of gems and diamonds used in jewelry or industrial tools.

SOC Code: 51-9071.06

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